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  1. Content type: Original research article

    Many treatment options exist for the management of anterior epistaxis. However, little is known about treatment outcomes. The objective was to identify the currently utilised methods of management and outcomes...

    Authors: E. Newton, A. Lasso, W. Petrcich and S. J. Kilty

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:24

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  2. Content type: Original research article

    Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is typically recommended as first line therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, but the adherence rate of CPAP is problematic. This study’s objective was to systematicall...

    Authors: Brian W. Rotenberg, Claudio Vicini, Edward B. Pang and Kenny P. Pang

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:23

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  3. Content type: Original research article

    The presence of a plane between the lingual tonsils and the underlying soft tissue has not been confirmed. The objective of this study is to ascertain the presence and the characteristics about this plane for ...

    Authors: Eugene L. Son, Michael P. Underbrink, Suimin Qiu and Vicente A. Resto

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:22

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  4. Content type: Original research article

    Guidelines and text-book descriptions of the Rinne test advise orienting the tuning fork tines in parallel with the longitudinal axis of the external auditory canal (EAC), presumably to maximise the amplitude ...

    Authors: Oleksandr Butskiy, Denny Ng, Murray Hodgson and Desmond A. Nunez

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:21

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Head and neck cancer is often managed with a combination of surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, and skin toxicity is not uncommon. Xanthogranuloma is a pathological finding resulting from an inflamma...

    Authors: Lisa Singer, Sarah M. Calkins, Andrew E. Horvai, William R. Ryan and Sue S. Yom

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:20

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  6. Content type: Original research article

    Silicone Implants and other alloplastic materials are frequently used in rhinoplasty to augment Asian short noses. However, nasal deformities as a result of implant-related infections are increasing in inciden...

    Authors: Serkan Sertel, Ioana Irina Venara-Vulpe and Philippe Pasche

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:19

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  7. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    The Canadian Hearing and Auditory Research Translation (CHART) group is a newly formed taskforce to develop collaborative research initiatives. Initial discussions centered on diagnostic improvements for middl...

    Authors: Robert V Harrison

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:18

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  8. Content type: Original research article

    Oral corticosteroids (OCSs) are widely prescribed in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck surgery (OtoHNS). There is evidence in the literature regarding specific dosing regimens. However, it is not known to what extent...

    Authors: Saad Ansari, Brian W. Rotenberg and Leigh J. Sowerby

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:17

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  9. Content type: Original research article

    Fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytopathology is the gold standard work-up for thyroid nodules. However, indeterminate lesions are encountered commonly and can lead to difficult treatment decisions. We sought to ...

    Authors: Benjamin A. Taylor, Robert D. Hart, Matthew H. Rigby, Jonathan Trites, S. Mark Taylor and Paul Hong

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:16

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  10. Content type: Original research article

    Informed consent consists of basic five elements: voluntarism, capacity, disclosure, understanding, and ultimate decision-making. Physician disclosure, patient understanding, and information retention are all ...

    Authors: Hussain Alsaffar, Lindsay Wilson, Dev P. Kamdar, Faizullo Sultanov, Danny Enepekides and Kevin M. Higgins

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:14

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  11. Content type: Original research article

    Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) is a common medical issue, occurring in at least 1 % of the adult population. Patients suffering from ET dysfunction typically present with complaints of hearing loss or sensa...

    Authors: Blair Williams, Benjamin A. Taylor, Neil Clifton and Manohar Bance

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:13

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  12. Content type: Original research article

    It is well-known that ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (oVEMPs) predominantly reflect utricular function whilst cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (cVEMPs) reflect saccular function. To...

    Authors: Hui Xu, Fa-ya Liang, Liang Chen, Xi-cheng Song, Michael Chi Fai Tong, Jiun Fong Thong, Qing-quan Zhang and Yan Sun

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:12

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  13. Content type: Original research article

    In Canada, 4,400 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed yearly. Surgical resection is a key component of treatment in many of these cancers. Reconstruction of defects, with the goal of preserving function, is of u...

    Authors: D. Forner, T. Phillips, M. Rigby, R. Hart, M. Taylor and J. Trites

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:11

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  14. Content type: Case report

    The occurence of cholesteatoma and cochlear implant is rare. Secondary cholesteatomas may develop as a result of cochlear implant surgery. Primarily acquired cholesteatoma is not typically associated with cong...

    Authors: J. Mierzwinski, AJ Fishman, T. Grochowski, S. Drewa, M. Drela, P. Winiarski and I. Bielecki

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:8

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  15. Content type: Original research article

    Recent studies have examined the effects of brief electrical stimulation (BES) on nerve regeneration, with some suggesting that BES accelerates facial nerve recovery. However, the facial nerve outcome measurem...

    Authors: Adrian Mendez, Hadi Seikaly, Vincent L. Biron, Lin Fu Zhu and David W. J. Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:7

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  16. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Khalid Hussain AL-Qahtani, Mushabbab Al Asiri, Mutahir A. Tunio, Naji J. Aljohani, Yasser Bayoumi, Hanadi Fatani and Abdulrehman AlHadab

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:6

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    The original article was published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:51

  17. Content type: Original research article

    Endoscopic ear surgery is an emerging technique with recent literature highlighting advantages over the traditional microscopic approach. This study aims to characterize the current status of endoscopic ear su...

    Authors: Michael Yong, Tamara Mijovic and Jane Lea

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:4

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  18. Content type: Review

    Patients with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) frequently present with epistaxis. Up to 98 % of these patients will have epistaxis at some point in their life. There are multiple ways to deal with t...

    Authors: Christopher J. Chin, Brian W. Rotenberg and Ian J. Witterick

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:3

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  19. Content type: Original research article

    Nasal obstruction is a common complaint seen by otolaryngologists. The internal nasal valve (INV) is typically the narrowest portion of the nasal cavity, and if this area collapses on inspiration the patient e...

    Authors: Bree Erickson, Robert Hurowitz, Caroline Jeffery, Khalid Ansari, Hamdy El Hakim, Erin D. Wright, Hadi Seikaly, Sam R. Greig and David W. J. Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:2

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  20. Content type: How I do it article

    The three well recognized tympanoplasty approaches: permeatal, postaural, and endaural, each have advantages and disadvantages. The permeatal approach is suitable only for ears with adequate canal size. The po...

    Authors: S. Christopher Man and Desmond A. Nunez

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:1

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is an autosomal dominant disease that results in telangiectasia of the sinonasal tract, gastro-intestinal tract as well as possible arteriovenous malformations of th...

    Authors: Mark Bastianelli and Shaun J. Kilty

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:59

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  22. Content type: Original research article

    Bacterial infection, Eustachian tube dysfunction, allergies, and immunologic factors are major causes of otitis media with effusion (OME). However, the exact pathogenesis of OME is still unclear. This study ev...

    Authors: Woo Jin Kim, Byung-Guk Kim, Ki-Hong Chang and Jeong-Hoon Oh

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:58

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:15

  23. Content type: Original research article

    No literature exists which examines referral preferences to, or the consultation process with, Otolaryngology. In a recent Canadian Medical Association nation-wide survey of General Practitioners and Family Ph...

    Authors: John R. Scott, Eric Wong and Leigh J Sowerby

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:57

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  24. Content type: Original research article

    Dacrocystorhinostomy (DCR) is an operation used to treat nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Essentially there are two approaches: external and endoscopic. Several modalities are used in endoscopic DCR; all aiming ...

    Authors: Islam Herzallah, Bassam Alzuraiqi, Naif Bawazeer, Osama Marglani, Ameen Alherabi, Sherif K. Mohamed, Khalid Al-Qahtani, Talal Al-Khatib and Abdullah Alghamdi

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:56

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  25. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Boban M. Erovic, Manish D. Shah, Guillem Bruch, Meredith Johnston, John Kim, Brian O’Sullivan, Bayardo Perez-Ordonez, Ilan Weinreb, Eshetu G. Atenafu, John R. de Almeida, Patrick J. Gullane, Dale Brown, Ralph W. Gilbert, Jonathan C. Irish and David P. Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:55

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    The original article was published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:43

  26. Content type: Original research article

    There are no nationwide studies documenting changes in cutaneous malignant melanoma incidence or association of incidence with socioeconomic status (SES) in Canada. We sought to determine whether melanoma inci...

    Authors: Stephanie E. Johnson-Obaseki, Varant Labajian, Martin J. Corsten and James T. McDonald

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:53

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  27. Content type: Original research article

    Thyroid nodules are common but only a minority are malignant. Molecular testing can assist in helping determine whether indeterminate nodules are suspicious for malignancy or benign. The objective of the study...

    Authors: Mandeep S. Gill, Smriti Nayan, Linda Kocovski, Jean-Claude Cutz, Stuart D. Archibald, Bernard S. Jackson, James E. M. Young and Michael K. Gupta

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:52

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  28. Content type: Original research article

    Papillary Microcarcinoma (PMC) of thyroid is a rare type of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), which according to the World Health Organization measures 1.0 cm or less. The gold standard of treatment of PMC ...

    Authors: Khalid Hussain AL-Qahtani, Mushabbab Al Asiri, Mutahir A. Tunio, Naji J. Aljohani, Yasser Bayoumi, Hanadi Fatani and Abdulrehman AlHadab

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:51

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:6

  29. Content type: Original research article

    Cholesteatoma are cyst-like structures lined with a matrix of differentiated squamous epithelium overlying connective tissue. Although epithelium normally exhibits self-limited growth, cholesteatoma matrix ero...

    Authors: Derrick R. Randall, Phillip S. Park and Justin K. Chau

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:50

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  30. Content type: Original research article

    Tumor thickness has been shown in oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) to be a predictor of cervical metastasis. The postoperative histological measurement is certainly the most accurate, but it would b...

    Authors: J. Madana, Frederick Laliberté, Grégoire B. Morand, Deeke Yolmo, Martin J. Black, Alex M. Mlynarek and Michael P. Hier

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:49

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  31. Content type: Original research article

    Age is an important prognostic factor in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). Our aim was to evaluate differences in clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes among children and adult patients with DTC.

    Authors: Khalid Hussain AL-Qahtani, Mutahir A. Tunio, Mushabbab Al Asiri, Naji J. Aljohani, Yasser Bayoumi, Khalid Riaz and Wafa AlShakweer

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:48

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  32. Content type: Case report

    The radial forearm free flap is a workhorse free flap. The radial artery, which supplies it, is increasingly being used for endovascular access. A complication of this is radial artery occlusion. Although ofte...

    Authors: Andrew Foreman, John R. de Almeida, Ralph Gilbert and David P. Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:47

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  33. Content type: Review

    Controversy regarding the usefulness of routine histopathological examination of bilateral nasal polyps removed during endoscopic sinus surgery to identify occult diagnoses still exists. There is a paucity of ...

    Authors: Jay SM Wong, Stephanie Hoffbauer, David H Yeh, Brian Rotenberg, Michael Gupta and Doron D Sommer

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:46

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  34. Content type: Original research article

    To determine if rigid adherence (where medically appropriate) to an algorithm/checklist-based patient care pathway can reduce the duration of hospitalization and complication rates in patients undergoing head ...

    Authors: Daniel A. O’Connell, Brittany Barber, Max F. Klein, Jeff Soparlo, Hani Al-Marzouki, Jeffrey R. Harris and Hadi Seikaly

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:45

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  35. Content type: Original research article

    Accurate pre-operative imaging of parathyroid adenomas (PAs) is essential for successful minimally invasive surgery; however, rates of non-localizing PAs can be as high as 18 %. Multiphasic dual-energy CT (DEC...

    Authors: Michael Roskies, Xiaoyang Liu, Michael P. Hier, Richard J. Payne, Alex Mlynarek, Veronique Forest, Mark Levental and Reza Forghani

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:44

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  36. Content type: Original research article

    To identify prognostic factors in patients with parotid gland carcinomas who were treated at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

    Authors: Boban M. Erovic, Manish D. Shah, Guillem Bruch, Meredith Johnston, John Kim, Brian O’Sullivan, Bayardo Perez-Ordonez, Ilan Weinreb, Eshetu G. Atenafu, John R. de Almeida, Patrick J. Gullane, Dale Brown, Ralph W. Gilbert, Jonathan C. Irish and David P. Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:43

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:55

  37. Content type: Original research article

    Fine-needle aspiration biopsy has become the standard of care for the evaluation of thyroid nodules. More recently, the use of ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (UG-FNAB) has improved adequacy of...

    Authors: Vinay T. Fernandes, Robert J. De Santis, Danny J. Enepekides and Kevin M. Higgins

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:42

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  38. Content type: Original research article

    Myringotomy with tube insertion can be challenging for junior Otolaryngology residents as it is one of the first microscopic procedures they encounter. The Western myringotomy simulator was developed to allow ...

    Authors: Caiwen Huang, Horace Cheng, Yves Bureau, Sumit K. Agrawal and Hanif M. Ladak

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:40

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  39. Content type: Original research article

    The optimal treatment strategy for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is highly debated. However, growing evidence supports the use of minimally invasive techniques, such as transoral laser microsurgery (TL...

    Authors: Jonathan C. Melong, Matthew H. Rigby, Martin Bullock, Robert D. Hart, Jonathan R.B. Trites and S. Mark Taylor

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:39

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:41

  40. Content type: Original research article

    Head and neck cancer (HNC) is a debilitating disease due in part to its effects on function, including speech, swallowing, and cosmesis. Previous studies regarding depression in HNC have focused on demographic...

    Authors: Brittany Barber, Jace Dergousoff, Margaret Nesbitt, Nicholas Mitchell, Jeffrey Harris, Daniel O’Connell, David Côté, Vincent Biron and Hadi Seikaly

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:38

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  41. Content type: Original research article

    The incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) has been rising in recent years. Given the clinical impact of HPV/p16 positivity in OPSCC, identifying surrogat...

    Authors: Jessica Clark, Caroline C. Jeffery, Han Zhang, Tim Cooper, Daniel A. O’Connell, Jeffrey Harris, Hadi Seikaly and Vincent L. Biron

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:37

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  42. Content type: Original research article

    Thyroid cancer incidence in Canada is increased in high socioeconomic groups, and in urban compared with rural areas. The objective of this study was to analyze patterns in thyroid cancer incidence across Cana...

    Authors: Martin J. Corsten, Matthew Hearn, James Ted McDonald and Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:36

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  43. Content type: Original research article

    Vocal cord paralysis (VCP) is found in both benign and malignant thyroid disease. This study was performed to determine if the presence of preoperative VCP predicts malignancy.

    Authors: Emily Kay-Rivest, Elliot Mitmaker, Richard J. Payne, Michael P. Hier, Alex M. Mlynarek, Jonathan Young and Véronique-Isabelle Forest

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:35

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  44. Content type: Original research article

    Hypothyroidism following radiation therapy (RT) for treatment of Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) is a common occurrence. Rates of hypothyroidism following RT for Early Stage Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ES-LS...

    Authors: Graeme B. Mulholland, Han Zhang, Nhu-Tram A. Nguyen, Nicholas Tkacyzk, Hadi Seikaly, Daniel O’Connell, Vincent L. Biron and Jeffrey R. Harris

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:34

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